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CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm EST
with boehner next year. talk to us about how your plan works. >> the interesting thing is if you look at the amount of income tax paid, it's about $1.3 trillion. 1. 1 from individuals, 200 billion from corporations. people always ask how can our marginal rates be so nominally high and net so little money. the reason is we have $1.1 trillion of back door spending in the tax code. that's for deductions for credits. what we said is, look, let's wipe out all of those. let's broaden the base, simplify the code. let's use 92% of that money that we're using from getting rid of the tax expenditures to reduce income tax rates and 8% of the money or about $100 billion a year, to reduce the deficit. $800 billion a year over ten years is where our $1 trillion of our $4 trillion comes from in our deficit reduction plan. >> and what rate are you going change? 8%, you know, 0 to 70 grand. 14 over that. take the corporate rate to 36. if you can't do that, you can't tax your way out of this. you can't cut spending your way out of this. you can't grow your way out of this. so grab hold. it's going to b
CNBC
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm EST
necessarily higher tax rates. he wants more tax revenue. speaker boehner said, well, geez, we can get higher tax revenue just by closing a few loopholes, restructuring mildly the tax code. so i think the fix is in. it's just why hasn't it happened. they wanted to wait until after the election, see if both sides wanted to see if their hands were strengthened. obviously, the president has the strong hand. >> they sort of like taking everything to the cliff, to the edge of the cliff to get everybody nervous, i guess. feels like a dÉjÀ vu from last summer. rob, you make a good point. i understand it from mya mcginness, who created this fix the debt croup. she says if you take away all the loopholes and exceptions, you get $1 trillion. that sounds good, right? unfortunately a lot of those loopholes will not be touched t like the mortgage interest, the charitable donations. some of these will not be touched. how are you really going to take away the loopholes and exemptions and count on that? >> well, i don't think necessarily that we are going to get the huge grand bargain here, but at t
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm EST
? how will it affect the upcoming talks with john boehner? two top-tier negotiators give their insight into how the meeting could unfold. >>> and trading places. charles schwab ceo talks exclues i havely to maria about the current crisis of confidence in the stock market. could a deal on the looming fiscal cliff be just the shot in the arm sagging equities need? that and a whole lot more is ahead on the "closing bell." >>> all right. we want to show you a live picture of the white house. we are waiting for the ceos to start tricking out of the white house. they are in a meeting right now with president obama talking about the fiscal cliff, talking about ways to get the deficit and debt situation in this country in order. as soon as those ceos start coming out, they include the ceo of honeywell, ibm, a number of ceos in industrial businesses. of course, the only financial services representation there is american express. no other bank was invited to this meeting. as soon as these guys and gals start walking out, we'll bring you some interviews with them. president obama held a press co
CNBC
Nov 16, 2012 4:00pm EST
points. >> yes, i ran fast, mandy. earlier today, john boehner, the speaker of the house, spoke. the markets spiked. as you hear this sound bite, we're going to show you the dow intraday, what it did, and where you see the spike. it's a spike of more than 100 points. that's when speaker boehner spoke. listen to this. >> i believe that we can do this and avert the fiscal cliff that's right in front of us today. >> is this really what led to today's midday turn around, or was it something else? let's talk about that. quincy crosby joins us. mark spellman and kevin carone. quincy, is it that simple? they came out, they used the word constructive, framework, corner stone, all those positive words, and the market took off. >> absolutely. i was watching the body language when they finished up. they walked together. they didn't separate. the market kept making gains. it was that immediate. >> mark, do you agree? >> yeah, i think it was important. we've been looking for good news. the fact that everyone's heels aren't dug in quite as badly, it's good news and what otherwise has been a bad ne
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